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The Best of URTeC

Chair – Tuba Firincioglu

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.  |  Denver, Colorado

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Location:In-Person – Colorado Convention Center (Speakers presenting in-person and online)

The URTeC technical committee selects one presentation per technical theme to receive recognition as the best in that theme. The themes include a wide variety of subjects that are relevant to unconventional resources. Best of URTeC session is created to present these award-winning papers. This year’s session offers a wide range of topics including geophysical reservoir characterization, integration of fracture diagnostics and geomechanics, well spacing, operator performance benchmarking through machine learning, enhanced oil recovery application, water compatibility, and water/proppant assessment.

Session Chair

Tuba Firincioglu


Panagiotis Dalamaranis
Seismos Inc.
8:00 am – Real-Time Hydraulic Fracture Optimization Based on the Integration of Fracture Diagnostics and Reservoir Geomechanics
Andrew Munoz
Ensign Natural Resources
8:25 am – Unlocking Value from Vintage Seismic Processing - Pre-Stack Conditioning and Inversion in the Eagle Ford Shale
Narayana Nagarajan
Hess Corp
8:50 am – Successful Field Test of Enhancing Bakken Oil Recovery with Propane Injection Part I. Field Test Planning, Operations, Surveillance, and Results
Tanhee Galindo
GeoKimika Oil & Gas
9:15 am – Optimizing Fluid Compatibility in Produced Waters
Jarvis Moore
Black Mountain Oil and Gas
10:20 am – The Canning Basin of Western Australia, Discovering Unconventional Opportunity
Ted Cross
Novi Labs
10:45 am – Benchmarking Operator Performance in the Williston Basin using a Predictive Machine Learning Model
Nick Gianoutsos
U.S. Geological Survey
11:10 am – Results of the 2019 USGS Water and Proppant Assessment Associated with Petroleum Production from the Eagle Ford Group, Texas
Dicman Alfred
Scala Energy LLC
11:35 am – A New Methodology to Determine Well Spacing in Unconventional Reservoirs — Delaware Basin Case Study


The Best of URTeC
Colorado Convention Center
700 14th St
Denver, Colorado 80202
United States

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